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How to Half Double Crochet

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Half double crochet is in between the height of single crochet and double crochet, and it is made using aspects of both. It is abbreviated hdc.

Step 1

Yarn over and insert the hook into the work (third chain from hook on the starting chain).

How to Half-Double Crochet

Step 2

* Yarn over and draw through pulling up a loop.

How to Half-Double Crochet

Step 3

Yarn over again and pull yarn through all three loops on the hook.

How to Half-Double Crochet

Step 4

One half-double crochet made. Yarn over, insert hook into next stitch; repeat from * in step 2.

How to Half-Double Crochet